SAVE THE DATE for this SBIT/STTR Funding Opportunity in Our Area

Region 7 SBA Office  - April 2019

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If you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, don’t miss this opportunity!

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The SBIR Road Tour is coming to Kansas City, KS on Tuesday, May 21, and Des Moines on May 22, 2019.

The events will convey the non-dilutive, technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Individual program managers from as many as 11 participating agencies representing over $3 billion in early stage funding will participate in a one day event alongside technology entrepreneurs and state innovation ecosystem members.

More information on the events may be found at:

Reserve Your One-on-One Meeting with SBIR/STTR Program Managers from:

  • Air Force (USAF)
  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Department of Defense - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Department of Defense - Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
  • Department of Defense - Navy
  • Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)

Other Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Learning how to access local and state resources available to innovators, researchers, and technology entrepreneurs.
  • SBIR Agencies Funding Priorities Overviews
  • Engaging Panel Sessions:
    • Inside the Head of an Evaluator: Common Mistakes
    • Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose
    • Staying on Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD

Kansas City, KS: KC Registration 

Des Moines, IA: DM Registration